Wallace J. "Chuck"


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Wallace J. "Chuck" Barger

Jun 11 1925 - Sep 11 2010

Mr. Wallace J. "Chuck" Barger, age 85, of Plano, Texas passed away on September 11, 2010. He was born June 11, 1925, in Hamilton, Ohio to Joseph Wallace and Emma (Richardson) Barger. On November 2, 1946, he married Jeanette Richardson in Covington, Kentucky. Mr. Barger proudly served his country in the U.S. Army. He was a veteran of World War II, earning 2 Bronze Stars, a Purple Heart and Victory Medal. He was also a lifetime member of the Disabled American Veterans “DAV”. Mr. Barger worked as a master stone mason in the Springfield area. He is survived by his wife, Jeanette; son, Eric Barger of Prosper, Texas; daughters and sons-in-law, Sheila and Steve Beckman and Melody and Greg Simmons all of Tucson, Arizona; daughter-in-law, Mary Barger of Phoenix, Arizona; 8 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren. Mr. Barger was preceded in death by his parents; son, Stephen Barger in 1994; brother, Oakley Barger; and sister, Gloria Lawler. Funeral services will be held 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, September 14, 2010, in the Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel. Mr. Barger will lie in repose on Monday, September 13, 2010 at the funeral home. Family and friends are invited to the funeral home at their convenience on Monday to pay their respects and to sign the register book. A graveside service will be held 1:00 p.m., Wednesday at the Missouri State Cemetery in Springfield, Missouri.
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